Lay out, cut, or fit materials for welding, and weld materials to withstand high and low pressures;
Prepare and maintain metal parts of maintainers, trucks, loaders, tractors, ditchers, and similar equipment;
Repair trucks and automobile bodies, weld broken parts, and make new parts;
Heat and shape parts and perform skilled cutting, brazing, and soldering;
Bend, draw, and forge various grades of iron and steel and repair metal parts of tractors and other equipment;
Document work orders.
Completion of a high school diploma or the equivalent with an additional one to three years experience as a welder; or any combination of relevant education and experience which provides the following:
Valid Current Driver’s License
Physical Exam Required
Class C Water Distribution.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
The standard tools, materials, methods, and practices of the welding trade;
The properties of metals in relation to welding and brazing operations;
The occupational hazards of the work and necessary safety precautions.
Work from plans, sketches, and blueprints;
Perform skilled welding and related metal work;
Work in confined spaces using proper safety equipment;
Communicate effectively with others.
frequently lift and carry up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Maintain the ability to:
1.continuously stand and walk during the shift;
2.occasionally reach up, at or below shoulder height;
3.frequently flex upper trunk forward at the waist and partially at the knees;
4. push or pull objects;
5.coordinate eye, hand, and foot movement in order to operate a vehicle.
6. occaionally kneel during a shift